Fredd "Glossie" Atkins ParkAmenities:
- Dog Friendly
- Picnic Tables
- Rental Venue
This park is named after Fredd “Glossie” Atkins, the first African-American City Commissioner and first African-America Mayor. Enjoy the day under the fabric shaded picnic tables and seating throughout the park. Park hours: 5 a.m. – 2:30 a.m., daily. Allows leashed pets.
Honors: Fredd “Glossie” Atkins, Delores D. Dry, Carolyn J. Mason, Jerome Stevens, Neil Humphrey, Sr., Dorothye G Smith, Jerome Dupree, Mrs. Janie Jackson Poe, Professor Roland W. Rogers, Booker High School First Graduation Class 1935 - Annie Blue McElroy, Marthena Riley, A.L. Williams and Nacomi Williams; First BHS Principal - Professor James R. Dixon., Emma E. Booker, John Henry Floyd, Wright and Sarah Bush, Joe and Elizabeth Holton, Charlie Jones, Sam Morgan, Shep and Annie Albright, Neil Humphrey, and Charles N. Thompson. Walk along the wall to read about their accomplishments!